#2154 – A Weekend in Stuttgart

ENGLISH Here is the story of my short weekend trip in Stuttgart this July. I found it ironic that despite the really warm and pretty much rain-free Summer this year, the weather was horrible when I was in Stuttgart. “Horrible” as in it was raining (which meant cloudy) and also really warm during my entire time…

#2147 – Two Side Stories from My Geneva Trip

ENGLISH Here are a couple of side stories from my weekend trip to Geneva at the end of June. A medium rare steak and Instagram The restaurant I went to for dinner only served one meal: steak; and as I mentioned, they cooked the steak really, really nicely! Anyway, so upon obviously being asked about how I…

#2011 – Some Dining Events

ENGLISH Team Dinner To close the previous quarter cycle, my team at work decided to throw a team wide dinner at a nice fine-dining restaurant in Amsterdam Centrum. A bit of a back story to this event, in the invitation that was sent around a few weeks prior, we were also asked to mention if…

#1958 – Photo Tales (42)

ENGLISH The theme of this Photo Tales post is my latest experiments in the kitchen! Photo #93 My long weekend trip to Lyon gave me a kitchen experiment inspiration for a duck fillet steak. At the time it hit me how I could never think about it as it appeared not very complicated! While the…

#1899 – Photo Tales (39)

ENGLISH Photo #86 Some weeks ago a friend of mine told me about this Italian restaurant ran by an Italian family in Rotterdam that was so good but only opened during the weekday. Quite strange, indeed. We joked that they had enough customers already that they did not feel the need to open their restaurants…

#1786 – A Weekend In Geneva (Part II: Geneva)

ENGLISH Posts in the A Weekend In Geneva series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: The Flights 3. Part II: Geneva *** Geneva Geographically, Geneva is located in the Alps at one end of the Lake Geneva. So as you would imagine that is a recipe for beauty. The combination of the lake and the mountainous…